Friday, March 02, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Joshua Brett
AmeriHealth Caritas | AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies (AMFC)
Senior Corporate Media Relations Specialist
Ms. Maureen E. Sullivan
BlueCross BlueShield Association
Senior VP - Strategic Services
Mr. Jared Lorinsky
Vice President - Product Management
Mr. Gary D. St. Hilaire
Capital BlueCross | Capital Blue Cross
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Greg Thompson
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
Executive Director Communications and Public Affairs
Ms. Paula Steiner
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
Richard Seidman MD
L.A. Care Health Plan | LA Care Health Plan
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Josh Schoeller
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Vice President - Healthcare Markets
Casandra Stockman PharmD
Magellan Rx Management
Vice President of Medical Pharmacy Strategy
Mr. Nathan Mott
McKesson Corporation
President, Mckesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation
Mr. Tom Lindquist
Medica Health Plans
Former Senior Vice President and General Manager, Government Programs
Mr. Neil Jordan
Microsoft Corporation
General Manager of Worldwide Health
Mr. Randy Barnes
Executive Vice President
Mr. John Espinola
Premera Blue Cross
Executive Vice President of Health Care Services
Sandra Schwemmer D.O., FACOEP-D, FACEP, FAAOE, LHRM
Prestige Health Choice | Florida True Health
Chief Medical Officer
Alan C. Roga MD, FACEP
TelaDoc Health
Senior Vice President and General Manager Provider Market
Shameet Luhar MSc
Vheda Health
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
AmeriHealth Caritas: Prestige Health Choice Remote Biometric Monitoring Program Now Available in Orlando and Surrounding Areas
“Analysis of readmission data indicates that congestive heart failure and diabetes are responsible for a large number of 30-day hospital readmissions. Through this program, we hope to reduce the number of readmissions," said Dr. Sandra Schwemmer D.O., FACOEP-D, FACEP, FAAOE, LHRM , Medical Director, Prestige Health Choice

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Capital BlueCross Celebrates its 80th Year of Serving Central Pa and the Lehigh Valley with Excellence
"Our focus has always been on improving the health and well-being of our customers and community. We remain committed to making a meaningful difference by redefining the healthcare experience through innovation, technology, and meeting people where they are in their healthcare journey," said Mr. Gary D. St. Hilaire , President and CEO, Capital BlueCross

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AHIP Blog: Iconic Aflac Duck Takes on New Innovative Role for Kids with Cancer
In the United States, 1 in 285 children is diagnosed with cancer each year. That is roughly 16,000 children whose childhood is abruptly taken from them once diagnosed. No longer are their days filled with whimsical play dates with friends, school, and sports—but rather their time is spent in a lonely hospital room, receiving medical treatment from devoted doctors and nurses.

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Health Care Service Corporation Launches $1.5 Billion Commitment to Accelerate Affordable Health Care Solutions
“Over the last several years, we reduced our expenses, managed medical costs across the health care system and remained true to our commitment to stand with customers – even in tough market conditions when others wavered,” said Ms. Paula Steiner , president and chief executive officer of HCSC

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Medica Introduces Medicare Supplement Plans for Minnesotans
“Baby boomers, in particular as they become eligible for Medicare coverage, want more product options. We began to strategically expand Medicare private insurance options last fall with the introduction of Advantage Solution and now have a complete suite that includes Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost plans and stand-alone Part D options," said Mr. Tom Lindquist , senior vice president of government programs, Medica

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index Identifies Top 10 Conditions Nationwide Affecting the Health of Commercially Insured
"The upgraded Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index boasts enhanced usability and functionality that will help researchers, local health officials and policymakers better measure the health of local communities and benchmark them against nearby or similar communities across the country. The Index uses the most recent available medical claims data to bring critical health insights and help further focus efforts to improve communities' health," said Ms. Maureen E. Sullivan , chief strategy and innovation officer for BCBSA

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Premera Delivers Innovative Solution for Hidden Population
“Our goal always is to make healthcare work better for all of our customers; and, for this population, working better means learning to use healthcare in healthier ways. MOBE shares in our passion for improving people’s health through innovative solutions," said Mr. John Espinola , MD and Executive Vice President at Premera

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements
Solutions News and Announcements

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
LexisNexis Assists Hospitals in Predicting Readmissions with Non-clinical Data
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Diabetes Care Partners and L.A. Care Health Plan Sign Multi-Year Diabetes Collaboration Deal
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Magellan Rx Management's Annual Medical Pharmacy Trend Report Released
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Burgess Mentioned in Gartner Report on Payment Integrity
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Teladoc Announces Expanded Collaboration with Microsoft
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RelayHealth Pharmacy Solutions and CoverMyMeds Implement Industry's Most Accurate Real-Time Prescription Benefit Solution
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